Help Us Reclaim a Foreign Worker’s Confiscated Passport!

Update posted by Makoto Iwahashi On Jan 27, 2020

Washington Post

Ghosn wasn’t the only one trapped in Japan — many foreign workers also want to escape

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/...

Reuters

Japan should ban confiscation of foreign employees' passports, lawyer says

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-japan-immigrati...

Shingetsu News Agency

Unscrupulous Japanese Companies Seizing Foreign Workers’ Passports

http://shingetsunewsagency.com/2020/01/23/unscrupu...

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Update posted by Makoto Iwahashi On Jan 27, 2020

Held a press conference with Mr. Shoichi Ibusuki, the lawyer representing Brenda, titled "Filipino Woman Sue For The Return of Her Passport" at the on Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 11:00am to 12:00pm.

http://www.fccj.or.jp/events-calendar/calendar/ica...

You can watch the entire press conference on the FCCJ's YouTube channel at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGfcNE13TRY


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Update posted by Makoto Iwahashi On Jan 27, 2020

The Daily Beast has an article covering Brenda's case and the general situation foreign workers are forced to be in working in Japan.

As 2020 Olympics Approach, Japan’s Treating Foreign Workers Like Indentured Labor

Mari Yamamoto, Jake Adelstein

https://www.thedailybeast.com/as-2020-olympics-app...

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